2003 GFTC Theme, Sessions & Events
 Nov 9th | Nov 10th | Nov 11th |
 What's Wrong with Change?
  The 2003 Georgia Foreign Trade Conference Agenda

 It's been said that, "The only thing certain in life is change."

 This simple philosophy sets the stage for the 2003 Georgia
 Foreign Trade Conference. Our industry is ripe with change...
 changing technologies, changing trade opportunities, changing
 business practices.

 At this year's conference panel discussions will focus on how the
 agile business person keeps abreast of these changes, keeps
 ahead of growth, and keeps up with the demands of an
 ever-changing market.

 Don't be left behind. Register now to attend the 2003 Georgia
 Foreign Trade Conference.
��Sunday, November 9
 Noon to 9:00 p.m. Conference and Special Activities Registration Present your golf teams at the registration desk upon your arrival.
 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. International Night Reception at the Plantation Center
 Monday, November 10
8:00 a.m. to 12 Noon Conference and Special Activities Registration
 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Breakfast in the Main Dining Room of the Cloister
 8:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Opening of the 37th Annual Georgia Foreign Trade Conference
Welcome and Opening Remarks
2003 GFTC Chair Capt. Edwin Fendig, Jr.
GPA Executive Director Doug J. Marchand

Moderator for all Business Sessions:
Mr. William Coffey, President
Beaufort Maritime Group, LLC
 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Business Session I*: Labor on the U.S. East Coast, ILA - A Different Way of Doing Business

Speaker:
Mr. Benny Holland, Jr., President Emeritus of the South Atlantic
and Gulf Coast District, International Longshoreman’s Association
 9:30 a.m. to 9: 40 a.m. Coffee Break
 9:40 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Business Session II*: Topic TBD
Speaker:

Mr. Peter Keller, Executive Vice President & COO - NYK Lines, Inc. (North America)
 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Business Session III*: Steamship Lines / 3PL’s, Where Does One Start and the Other Stop?

Speaker:
Mr. Rick Wen, Vice President - OOCL Logistic
Tom Craig, President - LTD Management
 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Business Session IV*: New Technology, What Next?

Mr. Michael Simon, President - Americas Systems
11:15 a.m. to 11:45 Pre-luncheon Reception at the Plantation Center
 11:15 a.m. Golfers depart for Sea Island Clubs. Shot gun start at noon. Box lunch served at the course. You must furnish your own transportation to the club.
 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch for Non-golfersChoose between The Beach Club, The Lodge or The Retreat Golf  Club
 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tour of Saint Simons Island
 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Reception at the Plantation Center
 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Dinner at the Plantation Center
Entertainment - Roy Firestone
 10:00 p.m. until Beach Club Entertainment in the Ocean Room - Cash Bar
 Tuesday, November 11
 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Breakfast in the Main Dining Room of the Cloister
 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Business Session V*: Titles to be noted soon.

Speakers:
Mr. Tore Roysheim, Vice President Strategy & Buisness Development - Hual AS
Mr. Tom Craig, President - LTD Management
Mr. Jan Eyvin Wang, President - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines Americas
Mr. Alberto Aleman-Zubieta, Administrator - Panama Canal Authority

 10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Continuation of Business Session V
 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Pre-luncheon Reception
 11:15 a.m. Golfers depart for Sea Island Clubs. Shot gun start at noon. Box lunch served at the course. You must furnish your own transportation to the club.·
 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch for Non-golfers
Choose between The Beach Club, The Lodge or The Retreat Golf Club
 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tour of Saint Simons Island
 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Oyster Roast & Cocktail Reception at Rainbow Island
 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sea Island Plantation Supper with Entertainment
 9:00 p.m. until Dessert will be served at the Plantation Center

Entertainment by “The Swinging Medallions”

 * Throughout Business Sessions coffee and refreshments will be available in the room.
 Business session topics and panelists are subject to change.
 For information contact Jill Gill at (888) 645-7304 or send email to: jgill@gaports.com
 Dress is casual for all conference activities.
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